Exxon says Bel isi provides access to case management, counselling and safe house services and provides business leaders with transformational tools to support change in the workplace and community.
"We all have a role to play in the effort to eradicate FSV from our society and in ensuring proper help is available for its victims in safe and supporting environments," ExxonMobil PNG managing director Andrew Barry said.
Bel Isi PNG is an innovative new approach to addressing the rising impact and cost of family and sexual violence in Port Moresby, by bringing together the private sector, community-based organisations, the National Capital District Commission and the governments of Australia and PNG.
ExxonMobil PNG also supports the Coalition for Change which advocates against family and gender based violence as well as Business Coalition for Women who work closely with the companies subscribed to Bel isi PNG to implement family and sexual violence policies, procedures and training to key staff on how to recognise it in the workplace.
Bel isi PNG provides its members access to the following services:
• Professional case management services in the National Capital District for employees and their immediate family members.
• Access for female employees and their immediate family members to a secure safe house in Port Moresby when required.
• Regular newsletters, education and communication materials on the availability of services to staff.
• Induction sessions for senior leaders and all staff on all community services available to address family sexual violence.